Andrea's PureAudio USB solution bypasses your desktop or laptop computer's integrated sound system, providing increased intelligibility and performance of microphone input and stereo speaker output for all of your digital audio applications including VoIP and speech recognition programs. The Andrea NC181 is a quality Monaural noise canceling headset/microphone combination which gives more accurate and reliable communication (e.g. for Skype) and improves speech recognition by programs such as Dragon.
The Andrea NC 181 is highly recommended by Nuance, makers of Dragon Naturally Speaking. It achieved a Dragon accuracy of 6 Dragons.
The Andrea Advantage?
PureAudio™ - Patented and award winning noise reduction speech enhancement algorithm. Significantly improves intelligibility of voice audio and accuracy in speech driven applications, particularly in high noise environments.
AudioCommander - PC Audio Control Panel including speaker volume adjustment with received PureAudio noise reduction and a 10-band graphic equalizer with 18 built-in presets to customize sound for your listening preference. Also includes a microphone volume adjustment with noise reduction. Whether you're using VoIP, Game Chat, playing music, watching movies, or using speech recognition applications, you'll always have the audio parameters set appropriately for optimal performance.
VoiceCenter - A full function digital audio recording application with unlimited recording time and the ability to compress audio/voice files in WMA format and send them via e-mail and drag & drop audio/voice files into Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or other multi-media applications.